How to Build Your Extracurricular Profile During a Pandemic

Recorded Thursday, November 5 at 11:00 PM

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About this livestream


Learn how to manage your extracurricular activities during the pandemic and gain useful skills for building on your existing activities (or getting involved in new ones) in a virtual setting.

Moriah Kofsky will provide an overview of how extracurriculars work in the college admissions process. She'll walk through how extracurriculars have changed due to the pandemic and how you can adapt to those changes while still making the most of your activities.

After the presentation, there will be a Q&A where Moriah will address any and all questions about extracurricular activities.

Your host

Undergrad College: University of Pennsylvania '19

Major: English and Women’s Studies

Work Experience: I'm passionate about merging storytelling, psychology, and spirituality to co-create experiences that transform people. In addition to advising students with CollegeVine, I work as a life coach and freelance writer.

Audience questions

These are questions from the audience that we had time to answer during the live session. If you have any other questions, you can request an answer from Moriah and other CollegeVine experts in an upcoming livestream or on the Q&A Forum anytime.
47:43@anonymous:I have done some research on what colleges want to see on a resume, and I have seen a lot about there being some sort of a "spike" that officers look for, or a relative theme that connects to a major you want to pursue in college. If I have some things on my resume that are impressive that I have been putting my time into throughout high school, but if a few of them don't necessarily have relation to each other or connect to the major I want to pursue, is it okay to still highlight them?
53:24@anonymous:Since something like a petition is already published, do you still need it to be documented another way
54:44@college_interested:Good evening Ms. Kofsky, do we need national awards, getting into programs that are similar to your major and are national level, or can we be local and still get into top colleges?
58:07@ashley_e:do you have to write essays for such scholarships?
58:38@anonymous:For someone very interested in boosting school spirit, what would you suggest?
61:44@anonymous:Is applying to colleges with an undeclared major a bad thing?
64:30@anonymous:For a school lacking a lot of clubs what clubs would be a good start for virtual schooling


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